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anti-against,bio-life & tic-pertaining to
medications that are capable of inhibiting growth, or killing pathogenic bacterial microorganisms
anti-against,fung-fungus & al-pertaining to
agent that destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi
any substance that the body regards as being and includes viruses, bacteria, toxins and transplanted tissues
any of a large group of diseases characterized by a condition in which the immune sysytem produces antibodies aginst its own tissues
carcinoma in situ
In situ-in the place where the cancer first occurred
malignant tumor in its original postion that has not yet disturbed or invaded the surrounding tissues
grounp of proteins that normally ciculate in the blood in an inactive form and are activated by contact with nonspecific antigens such as foreign bloos cells or bacteria
cyt/o-cell,megal/o-large,vir-virus & us-singular noun ending
member of the herpesvirus family that cause a variety of diseases
ductal carcinoma in situ
is breast cancer at its earliest stage before tha cancer has broken through the wall of the milk duct
hem/o-blood & lytic-to destroy
function of destroying worn-out red blood cells and releasing their hemoglobin for reuse
Shingles. acute viral infection characterized by painful skin eruptions that follow the underlying route of an inflamed nerve
Hodgkin's disease. distinguished from other lymphomas by the presence of large, cancerous lymphocytes known as Reed Sternberg cell
human immunodeficiency virus
HIV. bloodborne infection in which the virus damages or kills the calls of the immune system
occus when the immune response is weakened, reduced, absent or functioning properly
immun/o-immune & therapy-treatment
is a disease treatment that involves either stimulating or repressing the immune response
Mono. caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) This condition is characterized by fever, sore throat and elarged lymph nodes
infiltrating ductal carcinoma
starts in the milk duct, breaks through the wall of that duct and invades the fatty breast tissue.
family of proteins produced bt T cells whose specialty is fighting viruses by slowing or stopping their multiplication
lymphaden-lymph node & itis-inflammation
Swollen glands. Inflammation of the lymph nodes
lymphaden/o-lymph node & pathy-diease
any disease process affecting a lymph node or nodes
lymph-lymph & edema-swelling
swelling due to an abnormal accumulation of lymph fluid within the tissue
lymph/o-lymph & cytes-cells
white blood cells that are formrf in bone marrow as stem cells
are produced by the T cells whose specialty is fighting viruses by slowing or stopping their multiplication
lymph-lymph & oma-tumor
gteneral term applied applied to malignancies affecting lymphoid tissues
diagnostic test that is performed to detect damage or malformations of the lymphatic vessals
macro-large & phage-cell that eats
is a type of white blood cell that surrounds and kills invading cells
is a diease caused by a parasite that lives in certain mosquito that is transferred to humans by the biteof an infected mosquito
mammo/o-breast & graphy-producing a picture or record
radiographic examination of the breasts to detect the presenceof tumors or precancerous cells
meta-beyond & stasis-stopping
is a new cancer site that results from the spreading process
caused by a pathogen that does not normally producean illness in healthy humans.
oste/-bone,sarc-flesh & oma-tumor
malignant tumor usually involving the upper shaft of the long bone, the pelvis or knee
malaria. plant or animal that lives on or within another living organism at the expense of that organism.
acute viral infection that is most commonly transmitted to humans bt the bite or saliva of an infected animal
German Measles. viral infection characterized by a low-grade fever, swallon glands inflamed eyes and fine pink rash
sarc-flesh & oma-tumor
malignant tumor that arises from connective tissues, including hard tissues, soft tissues and liquid tissues
Lyme disease. spriral-shaped bacteria that have flexible walls and are capable of movement
tele-distant & therapy-treatment
radiation therapy administered at a distance from the body
parasite which is transmitted from animal(pets) to human by contact with contaminated POO-POO
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